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Remains of Town Walls, Lewes

Description: Remains of Town Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 293489

OS Grid Reference: TQ4126310023
OS Grid Coordinates: 541263, 110023
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8725, 0.0063

Location: Westgate Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1TW

Locality: Lewes
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN7 1TW

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Listing Text

9/498 (east side)

16.3.70 Remains of Town Walls


Remains of Town Walls. Foundations possibly of pre-Conquest date, with C13 and
C14 town walls above. These in turn in part surmounted by C18 & C19 walls,
restored in C20. Brick and flint, banded with brick in part, rebuilt in
part in red brick. Circa 20-30 feet high, 50 yards long to the north from the
rear of the High Street and then 100 yards along the side of the Castle site
to Castle Lane.

Listing NGR: TQ4126310023

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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